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Chartwells Symposium: How Do We Feed Generation Z?

I had the pleasure of spending two days last week with the Chartwells team in Charlotte, NC at a focused symposium structured around the question, “How do we feed Generation Z?”   The question was posed by Chartwells, a division of the global food conglomerate The Compass Group, who specializes in food services for colleges and universities across the country. 

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3 Questions to Help Define Your Retail Design Experience Strategy

In designing retail spaces, our choices are consistently driven by the same set of factors: location, tenant mix, budget, and schedule.  While these critical elements are always taken into consideration, understanding what the retailers want their customers to experience is an important component that is frequently overlooked in the design for the built environment.

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Norwichtown Commons: Revitalizing a Community

Phase Zero Design was the architect for Norwichtown Commons, a successful 'de-malling' project that involved converting an indoor mall into an open air center in Norwich, CT. After construction, tenant rate skyrocketed to over 90% and the plaza experienced a large increase in foot traffic. Norwichtown Commons was awarded “Best Community Revitalization Project” at the 2014 CREW CT Blue Ribbon Awards Showcase.  Principal and Senior LEED architect, Matthew Wittmer, discusses the project:

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Redefining Construction: Our First CANstruction Boston Experience

Each Fall in Boston, architects, engineers, and construction firms redefine the word ‘construction’ by using an unexpected building material to help the Greater Boston community: canned goods. At the annual Boston CANstruction event, tens of thousands of canned goods are used to create giant structures designed around a theme.  The best part? …

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Yankee Dental Congress 2016: Successful Projects Start with the Design Team

The Yankee Dental Congress is the largest meeting for dental professionals in New England and the fifth largest dental meeting in the country, drawing in nearly 27,000 dental professionals from around the United States.  At the 2016 Yankee Dental Congress in Boston, the conference floor featured over 450 exhibitors demonstrating the most innovative dental technology solutions in the industry.

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